Process engineers and service providers from around Australia have converged on Wollongong this week for the 16th Australian Coal Preparation Society (ACPS) conference, to discuss the past and the future of coal processing.
Ausenco has been awarded a number of coal processing plant contracts and work in Africa.
Excelsior Gold has begun mining at its Big Blow South (BBS) open pit at the Kalgoorlie North gold project.
New dribble chutes have been launched to prevent buildup in conveyor discharge chutes.
A new process to clean mine tailings water, which cuts the process from years to hours, has been discovered.
A worker has received burns during routine maintenance work on a processing plant in Western Australia.
Cadia mine’s 1 SAG mill is back in operation following a breakdown earlier this year.
BASF has now reorganised its oilfields and mining businesses within the Performance Chemicals division.
Newcrest’s Cadia mine’s SAG mill has been shut down following motor issues.
Astron Corporation has awarded China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) the EPC contract for its Astron Donald mineral sands processing plant.
The contractor for the Woodie Woodie mine’s process plant has been fined after a worker was seriously injured.
Sedgman has been awarded a contract for crushing and conveyor works at BHP’s Jimblebar iron ore mine.
As base metals prices stagnate, many miners are looking to innovative methods to increase production.
An Adelaide-based specialist engineering company has designed and developed a unique modular processing system for a new uranium mine in Africa, writes Hartley Henderson.
Unity Mining has pulled its application for cyanide processing of concentrate at its Dargues gold mine.
A new cheaper method for recovering low grade platinum metals has been found.
Ausneco has been nominated as preferred contractor for EPC works at one of BMA’s coal mines.
Ausenco has won a contract to provide EPCM services for a gold processing facility in North Africa.
Glencore’s IsaMill technology has been selected by Sumitomo Metal Mining Pogo LLC for their Pogo Mine operation in Alaska.
Rio Tinto has announced that laser mineral analysis technology developed for Ore Deposit Science over the last decade will be offered to junior explorers for free.